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Table 3 Treatment strategies for aromatase inhibitor-associated musculoskeletal symptoms

From: Aromatase inhibitor-associated bone and musculoskeletal effects: new evidence defining etiology and strategies for management

Analgesics
   Acetaminophen
   NSAIDS
   COX2-specifi c agents
   Opioids
Other prescription medications
   Bisphosphonates
   Diuretics
   Antidepressants
   Anti-convulsants
Dietary supplements
   Calcium/vitamin D
   Omega fish oil
   Glucosamine/chondroitin
Non-pharmacologic approaches
   Acupuncture
   Exercise
   Yoga
   Massage
Other
   Drug holiday
   Switching hormone therapy (to another AI or tamoxifen)
  1. AI, aromatase inhibitor; COX, cyclo-oxygenase; NSAID, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.